The letter–which is cosigned by groups such as the Eugene-Springfield NAACP, Sunrise Eugene, Cascadia Wildlands, and the Cascadia Action Network–calls on the city to both prohibit the installation of new natural gas hookups in Eugene and prevent future construction of fossil fuel infrastructure.
In short, this attempt at meaningful police reform in Eugene is following playbooks that have yet to produce meaningful reform.
“I would not be at all likely to request that the University lobby in support of reform along the lines that you are suggesting.”
This is an ongoing story. Click here for Part 1. Eugene’s city-sponsored committee to reform policing met for the second time on Oct. 6. So far, the committee has yet to make […]
By using direct action, activists achieved more in less than 24 hours than others have in 100 days of marches.
As the crowd dwindled and Against Me!’s “Baby, I’m an Anarchist” played through a blown-out amplifier, the chained-up activists offered up a promise to those who wanted to participate in the occupation.
As the days of nationwide Black Lives Matter protests grow, Eugene’s activists continue to face hurdles in organization and opposition, But, they’re finding new ways to educate and mobilize people within the city.
Black Unity and their followers were met by counter-protesters, including some members of the local so-called “patriot’s militia” which led to scuffles and at least one incident in which protesters were attacked with mace.
For the first time since “The Uprising” over police violence began, Eugene’s activists and local officials gathered together to create a plan for reforming police policy in the city.
“This is a bloodbath”: Oregon State Penitentiary forcing inmates into “inhumane” conditions amid wildfires, pandemic
At this time, over 4,500 inmates are currently held inside OSP. The prison’s maximum capacity is 2,242 inmates.